Freelance Audio Editor Job

e-Audio Productions focuses on high quality audio productions including Audiobooks, Podcasts, Voice Overs, Music/Audio For Media, eLearning and more. We work with authors, publishers and podcasters from around the world. 

 

We are currently looking to add 1 or 2 freelance audio editors to work on Audiobook and Podcast Editing.

 

Because we focus on high quality productions, for most productions, all mixing and mastering is done in our studio. As an audio editor you job will be:

FOR AUDIOBOOKS

1. Focus on the editing part for most productions. Take rough mixes, perform manual breath control, mouth sounds removal, correct flow when needed, export and deliver the edited wav files.

Your DAW doesn't matter. However, for the best possible collaboration it is always better that the DAW and Mixing Plugins are the same

If you have the same plugins we mostly use for spoken word mixing and mastering you may be considered for number 2 below. 

2. Receive either a Project File or Plugin Chain with the mix, perform the edits, export the mixed files, master to the ACX requirements. (Our guidance will help you master the audio to the ACX requirements). 

Required Skills

Perform seamless breath control and removal of mouth sounds.

Have an ear for good pace/flow performance and corrections if needed

Skills Considered A Plus but not required

Ability to create a warm balanced mix 

Ability to master audiobooks to the ACX requirements without over compressing the overall sound. (not make them sound squashed)

FOR PODCASTS

1. Focus on the editing part for most productions. Take rough mixes, perform manual breath control, mouth sounds,  seamless editing of ahhs, uhhms, long pauses etc., export and deliver the edited wav files.

2. If we find you have the ability to do a good job regarding noise reduction, creating a warm balanced mix, you may take on tasks performing the full editing process including cleanup. editing, mixing and mastering.

Required Skills

Perform seamless editing of ahhs, uhhms,  breath control, removal of mouth sounds, pace etc

Have an ear for good pace/flow performance and corrections if needed

Skills Considered A Plus but not required

Ability to create a warm balanced mix 

APPLICATION PROCESS

This will be a two step process as follows.

 

Step 1 we will gather all applications and shortlist the candidates we believe fit better for the job.

Step 2 the shortlisted candidates will be asked to perform a few sample edits of up to 3 minutes of audio so we can make our final decision